The Great Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII


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Pope Leo XIII (2 March 1810 – 20 July 1903), born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci to an Italian comital family, reigned from 20 February 1878 to his death in 1903. He was the oldest pope (reigning until the age of 93), and had the third longest pontificate.

He is well known for his intellectualism, the development of social teachings with his famous papal encyclical Rerum Novarum and his attempts to define the position of the Catholic Church with regard to modern thinking. He issued a record eleven encyclicals on the rosary earning the moniker the "Rosary Pope".

This book includes thirty of his most well know encyclicals and letters. They cover a wide range of subjects, including, Christian marriage, socialism, communism, freemasonry, Anglican orders, and human liberty. Some of the encyclicals included in this volume are: Inscrutabili, Rerum Novarum, Quod Apostolici Muneris, Humanum Genus, Arcanum Divinae, Immortale Dei and many others. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia and by Maria Therese) (19 hr 7 min)

Chapters

Preface 7:12 Read by Maria Therese
On the Evils Afffecting Modern Society - Inscrutabili 25:00 Read by Maria Therese
Socialism, Communism, Nihilism - Quod Apostolici Muneris 24:44 Read by Maria Therese
The Study of Scholastic Philosophy - Aeterni Patris 48:22 Read by Maria Therese
Christian Marriage - Arcanum Divinae 51:34 Read by Maria Therese
Freemasonry - Humanum Genus 50:10 Read by Maria Therese
The Christian Constitution of States - Immortale Dei 59:27 Read by Maria Therese
Human Liberty - Libertas Praestantissimum 1:05:16 Read by Maria Therese
The Right Ordering of Christian Life - Exeunte Jam Anno 31:42 Read by Maria Therese
On the Chief Duties of Christians as Citizens - Sapientiae Christianae 58:44 Read by Maria Therese
The Condition of the Working Classes - Rerum Novarum, Part 1 38:53 Read by Maria Therese
The Condition of the Working Classes - Rerum Novarum, Part 2 45:24 Read by Maria Therese
Allegiance to the Republic - Au Milieu des Sollicitudes 31:28 Read by Maria Therese
The Pope and the Columbus Tercenary - Quarto Abrupto Saeculo 12:58 Read by Maria Therese
The Study of Holy Scripture - Provindentissimus Deus 59:57 Read by Maria Therese
The Reunion of Christendom - Praeclara Gratulationis Publicae 34:37 Read by Maria Therese
Catholicity in the United States - Longuinque Oceani 31:22 Read by Maria Therese
To the English People - Amantissima Voluntatis 27:30 Read by Maria Therese
The Unity of the Church - Satis Cognitum 1:17:21 Read by Maria Therese
Anglican Orders - Apostolicae Curae 29:59 Read by Maria Therese
The Prohibition and Censorship of Books - Officiorum ac Munerum 26:41 Read by Maria Therese
The Holy Spirit - Divinum Illud 36:48 Read by Maria Therese
True and False Americanism in Religion - Testem Benevolentiae 24:25 Read by Maria Therese
On the Consecration of Mankind to the Sacred Heart of Jesus - Annum Sacrum 14:38 Read by Maria Therese
Christ Our Redeemer - Tametsi 33:28 Read by Maria Therese
Christian Democracy - Graves de Communi 32:07 Read by Maria Therese
The Religious Congregations in France 33:43 Read by Maria Therese
Congratulations to the American Hierarchy 5:51 Read by Maria Therese
The Most Holy Eucharist - Mirae Caritatis 38:54 Read by Maria Therese
The Holy Scriptures; The Biblical Commission - Vigilantiae 12:54 Read by Maria Therese
The Church in the Philippines 19:52 Read by Maria Therese
Review of His Pontificate 56:31 Read by Maria Therese

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